Pat Barker relied heavily on historical research to reconstruct the characters in Regeneration. The Cambridge Digital Library has scanned dozens of Siegfried Sassoon's actual war-time journals, allowing readers to gain unique insight into the character of the man so central to Barker's novel.
Pat Barker has written several novels that focus on World War I, including Regeneration and its sequels The Eye in the Door and The Ghost Road. Read about why she keeps returning to this period and its crucial impact on British history.
Regeneration Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for Regeneration is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Regeneration study guide contains a biography of Pat Barker, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Regeneration is the first novel in the Regeneration Trilogy.
Regeneration essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Regeneration, the first novel in the Regeneration Trilogy, by Pat Barker.